Possum pie, rations and changing technologies of food production and packaging are some of the core concepts that can be explored with the Food Box. Filled with recipes, packaging and utensils, participants can discover the exciting – or maybe appalling – foods of yesteryear like pickled eggs and more!
Look back to the Queen’s Jubilee and relive the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Delve into her tour of New Zealand and in particular her visit to Palmerston North.
Christmas is a magical time of the year and the Christmas box is a terrific resource exploring the history of New Zealand Christmas celebrations. Drawing on stories and memories of the older generation, participants can explore the meaning of Christmas and how this has changed over time.
“Going out” might look a little different today than it did in the past, but in both eras dancing was central to having a good time. Find out how people danced back then, see the shoes and clothes they wore, and discover what a big occasion going dancing could be.